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Apr 27, 2021

Karnataka's Indira canteens starved of funds
Karnataka's Indira Canteens, which offer subsidised meals to the urban poor, are staring at closure owing to the lack of budgetary allocations by the BJP government.

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Apr 24, 2021

Mumbai bomb scare case has shifted to one about allegations of corruption against politicians and police officers
What started out as a probe into a bomb scare incident near the Ambanis' residence in Mumbai has spiralled into an investigation into allegations of corruption against Cabinet Ministers and senior police officers in Maharashtra amid continuing attempts by the BJP to topple the Shiv Sena-led MVA government in the State.

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Apr 23, 2021

Targeting Gyanvapi mosque: Sangh Parivar starts campaign to 'liberate' Kashi Vishwanath temple
A Varanasi court order seeking an ASI survey of the Gyanvapi mosque emboldens Sangh Parivar outfits to start campaigns for ‘liberating' the Kashi Vishwanath temple, leading to fears of a communal tension similar to the one stoked by the Ram Janmabhoomi movement in Ayodhya.

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Apr 19, 2021

‘Hindutva is not the same as Hinduism'
Interview with the historian Romila Thapar.

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Apr 17, 2021

Tamil Nadu: Post-election curbs
Infections rise in Tamil Nadu as a rudderless State government struggles to contain new COVID cases, while Puducherry fears a lockdown disrupting tourism.

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Apr 16, 2021

World-class cancer hospital in Odisha to be set up with a substantial donation from Subroto and Susmita Bagchi
Entrepreneurs Subroto and Susmita Bagchi pledge to donate a total of Rs. 340 crore towards the establishment of a world-class cancer hospital and palliative care centre in Bhubaneswar.

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Apr 13, 2021

PEW report points to how the pandemic has led to a shrinking of the middle class in South Asia
A PEW study points out how the COVID-19 pandemic led to the middle classes shrinking in number even as it pushed more people into poverty in South Asia and India.

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Apr 12, 2021

Akhand Bharat: The RSS' imperial pretensions
India expects its smaller neighbours to call it uncle and the Great Powers to call it brother.

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Apr 11, 2021

Rohingya refugees face deportation threat
The return of military rule in Myanmar has upended the lives of the Rohingya refugees in India where they face the terrifying prospect of being deported by a Central government hell-bent on exploiting the situation for political gain.

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Apr 10, 2021

Petition challenging constitutionality of 1991 Places of Worship act admitted by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court admits petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Places of Worship Act, 1991, giving rise to fears that this will reopen old wounds that were sought to be healed by the provisions of the Act.

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Apr 09, 2021

The plot thickens in the case involving Sachin Vaze and the discovery of explosives near Mukesh Ambani's home in Mumbai
Details emerging from the investigations into the bomb scare incident near Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai and Sachin Vaze's involvement in it seem to indicate that the situation is less about the initial case and more about politicians and their desperation to hold on to power.

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Apr 09, 2021

High-voltage drama rocks Maharashtra government following the arrest of policeman Sachin Vaze
What started as a criminal case following the arrest of policeman Sachin Vaze flares into a political crisis for the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government even as COVID-19 numbers reach new highs in the State.

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Apr 09, 2021

After temple entry ban, Dasna Muslims now suffer social apartheid
After a Muslim boy was assaulted for drinking water inside a temple in Dasna near Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, the surrounding areas have turned into a hotbed of communal tension.

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Apr 08, 2021

Four months on, the farmers' protest continues unabated
Despite the steadfast indifference of the Narendra Modi government and its refusal to hold talks, the farmers' protest has not seen any abatement. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has now announced fresh plans, including a march to Parliament from all all border points.

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Apr 08, 2021

Spiralling irresponsibility behind rising number of new COVID cases in Maharashtra
Non-compliance with safety measures is causing numbers to rise in Maharashtra.

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Apr 07, 2021

Second wave of COVID-19 in India
Even as India is in the throes of a second wave, having failed to use testing as a means of checking the spread of the pandemic, all that the Central government has done is to emphasise "COVID appropriate behaviour" and place the onus on the States.

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Apr 03, 2021

Recent research throws light on the significance of the role T-cells play in immune response against the coronavirus
Recent clinical research work carried out on COVID-19 convalescent patients has shown that the role of memory T-cells is significant in providing protection against the newly emergent variants.

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Mar 31, 2021

S.Y. Quraishi: ‘Islam is not against family planning'
Interview with S.Y. Quraishi, former Chief Election Commissioner, on his newest book.

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Mar 29, 2021

New rules for Overseas Citizens of India targeting certain communities and categories of employment
A recent notification by the Home Ministry relating to rights of Overseas Citizens of India comes with a baggage of conditions, some of which are directed at certain communities and certain categories of employment.

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Mar 28, 2021

DDC administration in J&K is a sham, say members, who even three months after winning have no clarity on their role
Some three months after they were elected, District Development Council members are still unclear about their role in the administrative structure, leading them to believe they are just pawns in New Delhi's attempt to showcase grassroots democracy in the Union Territory.

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Mar 28, 2021

Virus mutations of COVID-19 pose a challenge as latest wave of coronavirus infection in India highlights need to ramp up genome sequencing efforts
The rising wave of coronavirus infection, which began in Maharashtra, and is spreading to hitherto unaffected areas, underscores the importance of greatly stepping up the genome sequencing efforts and looking specifically for mutations of concern.

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Mar 28, 2021

Activists denounce 'patriarchal and regressive' statements by judicial institutions
Activists denounce casual observations made by judicial institutions in cases of violence against women as patriarchal and regressive.

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Mar 27, 2021

Citizens' inquiries
The entire history of India's freedom movement is studded with inquiries by citizens' bodies. The exercise is voluntary and the noise it arouses is a testimony to its high credibility.

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Mar 17, 2021

NITI Aayog's draft national policy on migrant workers: A narrow vision document
The NITI Aayog draft national policy on migrant workers opts for a rights-based framework instead of a handout approach in addressing the concerns of migrant workers. But analysts seek a more holistic, broader and futuristic policy.

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Mar 15, 2021

‘Negative support' to Indian farmers: myth or reality?
The argument that the Indian farmer is overburdened by "negative support" has become contentious in the context of the recent farm laws. In reality, this does not hold up to scrutiny.

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Mar 14, 2021

Kerala initiates "Back to the Basics" campaign to contain the spread of coronavirus infection
The spurt in positive cases in Kerala draws criticism but the Left Front government says the trajectory of the pandemic is not surprising and that delaying the peak and the slow but prolonged disease transmission have helped keep COVID-related deaths low.

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Mar 14, 2021

Worrying increase in Maharashtra COVID cases
Maharashtra's COVID count rises again, this time more in the districts, but the government says things are under control.

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Mar 13, 2021

Promising interim Phase 3 trial data a shot in the arm for acceptance of Covaxin
Following Covaxin's promising interim Phase 3 results and the WHO's recommendation on the use of Covishield for the elderly, the pace of vaccinations in India is likely to improve. So far, the total number of people who have been vaccinated is far fewer than half the number of doses the government has procured.

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Mar 13, 2021

Is India on the verge of a second COVID wave?
The steady nationwide surge in cases, even as the vaccination drive is under way, has raised legitimate concerns that India may be on the verge of a second wave.

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Mar 12, 2021

Government's game of prosecution
The present dispensation uses prosecution as a tool to silence critics and opponents in a way that makes the legal process a punishment in itself.

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Mar 12, 2021

The farmers' protest completes a hundred days and forges new solidarities across castes and communities
The ongoing farmers' protest at the Delhi borders, which recently completed 100 days, has not only spread to the rural hinterland but also forged new solidarities across castes and communities that could affect the equations of political parties, especially in States that face Assembly elections.

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Mar 10, 2021

With new rules for digital media, the noose tightens
Jittery over the swelling tide of online dissent, the government issues new rules that give it overarching powers to control digital media under the guise of preventing misuse of freedom of speech.

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Mar 08, 2021

Exclusive reservation for Vanniyar Community in Tamil Nadu: Playing with fire
The AIADMK fast-tracks a Bill providing exclusive reservation for the Vanniyar community in Tamil Nadu with an eye on electoral gains, but the decision has angered other caste groups and may backfire on the ruling party.

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Mar 02, 2021

Funds crunch cripples industrialisation in North-eastern States
The Narendra Modi government's industrialisation policy for the north-eastern States has proved to be a non-starter as it is highly centralised and fund allocation for it is abysmally low.

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Mar 02, 2021

Maharashtra aims to achieve 40 per cent electricity generation through renewable sources by 2030
The Maharashtra government pushes for solar power generation under its new unconventional energy policy.

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Mar 01, 2021

Condition of Muslims in West Bengal: A reality check
Official data available in the public domain show that the claims made against Muslims in West Bengal in the election run-up are false.

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Feb 28, 2021

Imaginary enemies
Contrary to the vilification of Islamic rulers of the medieval era by Hindutva warriors over an imagined past of forcible conversion, historical evidence suggests that political exigencies took precedence over the propagation of Islam.

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Feb 26, 2021

Education in the time of pandemic
Online teaching cannot be a substitute for physical schools and the opportunities that schools offer for learning and building relationships.

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Feb 26, 2021

Bhima Koregaon case: planted evidence?
Investigations by Arsenal Consulting, a global digital forensics consulting company, have revealed that evidence had been planted in the activist Rona Wilson's computer, raising larger issues of unethical surveillance and motivated targeting of individuals.

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Feb 25, 2021

Chamoli flash flood: A wake-up call
Geologists and glaciologists see the recent landslide and flash flood in Uttarakhand as part of inevitable natural processes given the fragility of the Himalayan region, but affirm that close monitoring and study of such processes are crucial to preventing the recurrence of disasters that result in significant human cost.

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Feb 25, 2021

‘Our scientists have not found any evidence of a glacial lake in the region so far'
Interview with Kalachand Sain, Director, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.

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Feb 24, 2021

Himalayan tragedy in Uttarakhand
The flash flood in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, which left death and ruin in its wake, was a man-made calamity resulting from the government's decision to allow destructive development activity in the fragile Himalayan region.

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Feb 24, 2021

Disha Ravi's arrest sparks off protests in Bengaluru
Friends, former classmates and members of civil society are speaking up and protesting against the Delhi Police's arrest of Disha A. Ravi, a young and passionate environmentalist, in Bengaluru, both for the manner in which it was carried out and for the ostensible reasons for it.

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Feb 23, 2021

Kanwar Grewal: ‘I feel very responsible for what is happening around me'
Interview with Kanwar Grewal, singer.

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Feb 23, 2021

Sarwan Singh Pandher: ‘The government has to first create an environment conducive to talks'
Interview with Sarwan Singh Pandher, general secretary, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, Punjab.

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Feb 23, 2021

Farmers' movement gathers steam in Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh
Support from the khaps of western Uttar Pradesh and Haryana and protests across the country have infused new energy into the farmers' movement amidst the government's devious attempts to stifle dissent.

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Feb 17, 2021

Hamid Ansari, whose autobiography hits the stands in January, exhorts Muslims ‘to struggle for our rights', ‘focus on education and business, and not respond to any provocation'
Interview with M. Hamid Ansari, former Vice President of India, on his latest book.

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Feb 15, 2021

How hate is brewed in Hindutva's laboratory
A report on recent trends in communal violence in Gujarat notes a shift in the scene of violence from urban to rural areas, the use of social media to spread hate, and the different ways in which communal polarisation has manifested itself over the years.

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Feb 14, 2021

At war with the self: Indian armed forces register alarming suicide trend
The alarmingly high number of serving soldiers committing suicide while on duty calls for an urgent need for structural changes in the armed forces and a greater focus on remedies for those in conflict zones.

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Feb 13, 2021

RSS as Vishwaguru
The RSS' drive to position India as preacher to the world encapsulates a long-term political programme of eliminating political dissent within the country and, later, establishing control over South Asia.

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Feb 13, 2021

COVID and other diseases: An Animal Farm perspective
The global burdens of COVID and the global benefits of anti-COVID policy have been skewed against the poorer nations of the world, and within nations, against the poor and the vulnerable.

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Feb 12, 2021

Maharashtra's farmers stand united with the farmers' protesting on Delhi's borders
In the three days before Republic Day, approximately 15,000 farmers from across Maharashtra gathered at Mumbai's Azad Maidan to participate in a mass convention of farmers, activists and political representatives in a show of solidarity with and support for the protests on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Feb 12, 2021

Allahabad High Court halts the Uttar Pradesh government's attempts to intimidate farmers
The Allahabad High Court intervenes against the Uttar Pradesh government's intimidation of protesting farmers.

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Feb 11, 2021

A tale of two protests: farmers' protest and Shaheen Bagh
While the government has shown more willingness to engage with the protesting farmers than it did in the case of the Shaheen Bagh sit-in, nothing has come of the repeated parleys because there were no real concessions.

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Feb 09, 2021

A Budget that doubly punishes victims of the pandemic
The Union Budget 2020-21 is biased in favour of those who were spared the worst effects of the pandemic and imposes even more burdens on those whose lives were ravaged by it.

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Feb 07, 2021

Farmers' agitation: The setback and then the surge
After the unsavoury events of Republic Day, the farmers' agitation has bounced back with renewed strength led by Rakesh Tikait of the BKU beating all odds and a government going out of its way to suppress the movement.

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Feb 04, 2021

The gallantry of the peasants of Pothorughat, who revolted against revenue hike, has inspired the people of Assam for over a century
The killing of 140 unarmed peasants protesting against the increase in land tax by the British at Pothorughat in Assam in 1894, 25 years before the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, finds no mention in the mainstream discourse on India's freedom struggle but has lived in oral lore for more than a century.

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Feb 03, 2021

Cases against Sci-Hub and Libgen imply long-term consequences to research and education in India
The cases filed by publishers for a blanket ban of free online repositories Sci-Hub and Libgen will seriously undermine the ability of researchers to access scientific and academic articles for learning purposes.

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Feb 02, 2021

Arnab Goswami: Our man in the media
A leaked document of WhatsApp chat transcipts incriminates Arnab Goswami, editor of Republic TV, exposing his nexus with top political leaders and complicity in TRP manipulation.

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Feb 02, 2021

Trial by media flouts principle of fair trial
The judicial system is weakened if the media are allowed to conduct trials of accused persons, and the principle of fair trial on the basis of evidence admissible in a court of law is undermined.

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Feb 02, 2021

Stiglitz describes Central government as ‘economically incompetent in many ways'; tells Kerala to go its own way in development strategy
Kerala that has so far relied on remittances from the Gulf countries as a source of income has to generate its own productive capacities and think ahe

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Feb 01, 2021

The way forward for agriculture according to a new report from the Network of Rural and Agrarian Studies (NRAS)
Interview with A.R. Vasavi, social anthropologist and trustee at the Punarchith collective.

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Feb 01, 2021

Communal violence in Ujjain, Indore, Mandsaur following rallies to collect funds for Ram temple
Rallies to collect funds for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya have resulted in Hindutva warriors instigating communal violence in different parts of Madhya Pradesh.

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Jan 29, 2021

Prakash Karat: ‘Our stress is on the widest unity against authoritarianism'
Interview with Prakash Karat, former general secretary of the CPI(M).

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Jan 28, 2021

Joginder Singh Ugrahan: 'It's the government that is stubborn'
Interview with Joginder Singh Ugrahan, president, Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan).

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Jan 28, 2021

Bhopal gas tragedy victims were used as guinea pigs for COVID vaccine trials
Bhopal gas tragedy victims were used as guinea pigs for COVID vaccine trials in total violation of ethical and medical norms.

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Jan 27, 2021

Lachhman Sewewala: ‘Under the farm laws, the farmer will lose his land and we will lose the PDS'
Interview with Lachhman Sewewala, general secretary, Punjab Khet Mazdoor Union.

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Jan 27, 2021

India and COVID-19: Government's vaccination drive a total mess
The government's vaccination drive has been fraught with deficiencies in communication and delivery of doses, along with doubts regarding Covaxin's efficacy, leading to hesitancy and low turnouts.

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Jan 26, 2021

Lone exits PAGD; internal rumblings within Gupkar alliance apparent
The Jammu and Kashmir People's Conference's departure from the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration raises questions about whether the alliance itself was more about the political parties creating space for themselves rather than restoring Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

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Jan 26, 2021

Protesting farmers stay firm
The protesting farmers on Delhi's borders rejected the Central government's offer of suspension of the contentious laws and are determined to stay and fight until their objective is achieved even as the government seemed to harden its position.

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Jan 23, 2021

‘Our stress is on the widest unity against authoritarianism'
Interview with Prakash Karat, former general secretary of the CPI(M). By Jipson John and Jitheesh P.M.

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Jan 20, 2021

Biological warfare experiment in India and the curious case of yellow fever mosquitoes
Did mosquito research in India in the 1970s act as a cover for certain U.S. research projects having a bearing on biological warfare?

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Jan 18, 2021

Lawyer's office raided arbitrarily by Delhi Police
The police raid on the premises of an advocate who represents several of the North-East Delhi riot accused to search for "incriminating documents" was not only an arbitrary and illegal act but also a breach of client-attorney privacy.

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Jan 18, 2021

Congress seeks to beat the BJP at its Hindutva game in Chhattisgarh
In a bid to retain power and be one up on the BJP, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is utilising Hindu symbols to the core.

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Jan 18, 2021

Farmers dig their heels in at protest sites on Delhi's borders
Despite several odds and the government refusing to budge, the protest against the farm laws is gaining momentum and the resolve among farmers is growing stronger.

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Jan 16, 2021

Latest NFHS data reveal high levels of anaemia across nation
Data from the latest round of the National Family Health Survey show disturbing trends in indicators such as nutritional levels.

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Jan 13, 2021

‘If APMC mandis go, MSP will vanish'
Interview with Professor Sukhpal Singh, Principal Economist, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

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Jan 13, 2021

The Madras High Court seeks fresh profiling of Tamiraparani river sands and finds the extent of illegal sand quarrying alarming
A report submitted to the High Court points to the presence of precious minerals in the Tamiraparani riverbed and the illegal mining activity there, adding a new dimension to Tamil Nadu's mining policy.

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Jan 03, 2021

Digital divide deprives have-nots of proper online education
The experience of Vidya Bhawan Society (VBS) in Udaipur shows that an enormous gulf exists between the digital haves and have-nots in the realm of online school education.

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Jan 02, 2021

How a Supreme Court judgment brought back the sedition law in India
K.M. Munshi's amendment had removed "sedition" from the Constitution, arguing that its scope was too broad to be compatible with free speech in a democracy, but the Supreme Court's judgment in the Kedar Nath Singh case in 1962 brought it back by the back door.

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Jan 01, 2021

General Bipin Rawat's proposals to increase retirement age and slash pension benefits for armed forces face criticism
The Department of Military Affairs' new proposals to increase the retirement age of officers and lower the stipulated pension of officers opting for premature retirement to contain the booming pension bill has been widely criticised.

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Jan 01, 2021

Tablighi Jamaatis' acquittal shows evidence of innocence
The acquittal of Tablighi Jamaat members from abroad nails the widespread lie that they were wilfully spreading COVID-19 and raises questions about the motives behind the demonisation of Muslims.

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Jan 01, 2021

General Bipin Rawat's proposals to increase retirement age and slash pension benefits for armed forces faces criticism
The Department of Military Affairs' new proposals to increase the retirement age of officers and lower the stipulated pension of officers opting for premature retirement to contain the booming pension bill has been widely criticised.

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Jan 01, 2021

The rising cost of the defence pension bill
THE Union Budget 2020-21 highlighted the rising cost of the defence pension bill. While the defence outlay of Rs.4,71,378 crore is 9.37 per cent highe

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Dec 31, 2020

Women's organisations in Maharashtra want a holistic approach, not the Shakti Bill
The Maharashtra government defers the Shakti Bill, a proposed law on crimes against women and children, after women's rights lawyers and activists protest against its contentious provisions.

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Dec 29, 2020

‘We have only one demand: Repeal the farm laws,' says Satnam Singh Pannu
Interview with Satnam Singh Pannu, president, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee.

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Dec 29, 2020

Major Singh Punnawale: ‘We never asked for these laws'
Interview with Major Singh Punnawale, general secretary, All India Kisan Sabha (Punjab).

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Dec 29, 2020

Farmers in Punjab stand in for those involved in the Delhi agitation by fulfilling their farming roles
Giving a boost to the agitation, the practice of friends and neighbours standing in for the agitating farmers by collectively carrying out farming activities in their fields catches up in Punjab.

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Dec 28, 2020

Farmers' struggle in India offers a lesson in resilience
A month into the protests, farmers are determined not to yield. And they have alternative media, books, songs and a similar protest in history to keep them together.

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Dec 28, 2020

The duplicity of the farm laws, or how they do not help farmers
The controversial farm laws threaten livelihoods, jeopardise food security, are logically inconsistent and give the lie to the government's claims that it wants to protect the country's farmers.

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Dec 28, 2020

Hannan Mollah: ‘The poor farmers know they have no other option but to peacefully protest as long as they can'
Interview with Hannan Mollah, working group member, All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee.

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Dec 23, 2020

M.N. Deshpande: Archaeologist as miracle worker
M.N. Deshpande, affectionately called Kaka, belonged to that rare breed of archaeologists who carried out path-breaking excavations and restorations in the subcontinent before Independence and for four decades after it.

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Dec 20, 2020

Safety concerns delay vaccine approval in India
No vaccine has yet been approved for public use in India on account of inadequate data on safety and efficacy of the candidates, but that has not stopped the Central government, working with States and Union Territories, from preparing for a countrywide roll-out when the clearance comes.

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Dec 20, 2020

COVID-19 patients are being treated with drugs such as itolizumab even though there is insufficient evidence on their efficacy against the disease
Some pharma companies appear to be using the ongoing pandemic as an excuse to bypass some of the necessary steps to get government approvals so that their drugs can be prescribed for COVID-19 patients.

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Dec 11, 2020

Nikhil Dey: ‘RTI helped change the culture of governance'
Interview with Nikhil Dey, rights activist and founder of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, on 15 years of the Right to Information Act.

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Dec 11, 2020

Relocating corals off Mumbai for a coastal road project
The Maharashtra government relocates coral colonies on the Mumbai coast to begin work on the 29-kilometre-long road project, but green activists wonder if the endangered corals will survive in their new location.

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Dec 10, 2020

Akshaya Patra Foundation under the scanner
The recent resignation of all independent trustees of the Akshaya Patra Foundation, along with several allegations levelled in a letter by a member of its internal audit committee, cast serious doubts on the integrity of the Foundation's activities.

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Dec 10, 2020

CCTV cameras in police stations: An eye in the sky for cops
The Supreme Court orders installation of CCTV cameras and video recording equipment at all police stations in the country in a bid to prevent the occurrence of human rights violations.

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Dec 06, 2020

Oxford vaccine enjoys advantages in race to beat COVID-19
Among the frontrunners in the race to defeat COVID-19, the Oxford vaccine enjoys a significant advantage as it does not require freezing temperatures for storage and can be quickly produced in large quantities.

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Dec 06, 2020

Will antibodies be able to protect us from COVID-19?
Researchers try to answer this question by analysing data in a follow-up to the sero-survey conducted in Pune in July-August and conclude that there is some evidence that a high seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in a locality means that the population there may at least in the short term experience community-level immunity. However, vaccination is the only way to ensure long-term immunity.

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